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Michaelerplatz, Vienna, Austria
+43 1 5338000
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Michaelerplatz, Vienna, Austria
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+43 1 5338000
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Reviewed 25 May 2017

Stunning is one way to describe this church. The history as you walk around the first floor simply is amazing. Any church in Vienna is a treasure trove, but this one goes back to the 13th century. Don't miss the death mask at the entrance...More

Thank Gerry J
Reviewed 25 May 2017 via mobile

It doesn't look like that much from the outside especially with the other buildings that are in the plaza, but it is impressive inside. We didn't have time to tour the crypt (which costs) but it sounded interesting. A little reading up on the history...More

Thank Darlingburd
Reviewed 23 May 2017

Michaelerplatz was one of our really favourite squares in the city. It has a reallt good historic atmosphere, dominated as it is by the entrance to Hofburg Palace. However we also were very impressed with the Church dedicated to St Michael which can be seen...More

Thank profjoypc
Reviewed 5 May 2017

This church, easily recognized by its slender tower, is a mixture of remnants of medieval frescoes, gothic architecture and barok decorations. All are worth seeing, and throughout the church information is given on what to see. One of the side chapels has a nice dome...More

Thank Katrien S
Reviewed 19 April 2017

Minus 1 was not the temperature but a reference to the basement level in buildings in Europe. We visited the crypt of St. Michaels Church, an amazing "graveyard" under the church. You can book online but we just turned up 5 minutes before the tour...More

Thank AussieSK
Reviewed 27 March 2017

Michaelerkirche is impressive and the views from the rooftop are great! I do have a soft spot for churches and cathedrals, but it is not one of my favorites. It is worth paying to get in only for the views. Otherwise, stick to admiring it...More

Thank paula s
Reviewed 19 February 2017

I must admit that I've seen far more impressive churches than this one, outside and inside. Being a history buff however, I had to visit it. It is the former parish church of the Austrian monarchy. Over more than eight centuries, the church has incorporated...More

Thank Sofia_M_D83
Reviewed 16 February 2017

I was particularly taken with the sculpture work encompassing the altar here at St. Michael's. Unlike the brightly painted and gilded altars found in many other churches, the entire area behind and above the altar is covered in white stucco relief clouds. A host of...More

Thank Vinny227
Reviewed 9 January 2017

This church can be seen, just as Stephansdom, from far away of Ringstrasse. It's roof is very characterstic, and one cannot tell it is so imposing if just standing in front of the entrance on Michaelerplatz. Inside, however, it is not so impressive. Yes, there...More

1  Thank Milen D
Reviewed 3 January 2017

The exterior is Fantastic to look at, I walked all around it and loved the construction of the building. Entering you will be surprised that the walls themselves are painted in a pale color, very serene and comforting feeling. That subtlety in the walls really...More

Thank ruthandvern
Inner City
In Vienna's best-known district, pedestrian boulevards
Kärntner Strasse and Graben connect you with landmarks
such as the Wiener Staatsoper (Vienna State Opera),
Vienna’s iconic Stephansdom (St. Stephen’s Cathedral)
and the vast compound of Hofburg, the Habsburgs’
former Imperial Palace. Peek down side streets such as
Annagasse and Weihburggasse, and Graben’s Seilergasse
and Habsburggasse, to get a feel for the centre. The
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Response from aussiewanderers | Reviewed this property |
If you don't mind being in a crowded elevator with, say, 20 people, then you should be fine in St Michael's crypt. The only additional elements to contend with is the dim light and, if you are superstitous, all the dead... More